Jimmy was a black homeless man who stayed near Warner and Bristol and was often seen in a wheelchair. He had been around this area for some time and many knew him. Unfortunately, he lost his life on December 26th near the shopping center at Warner and Pacific.
Last year, a Santa Ana resident who saw Jimmy living on the sidewalk along Warner Ave. reached out to the city asking them to help Jimmy get into a shelter. The city contacted Jimmy several times and he finally agreed to allow them to take him to the Courtyard shelter in downtown Santa Ana. Unfortunately, Jimmy only stayed at the shelter a short time, and decided to go back to Warner and Bristol. Continue reading